CWA Sydney City Classic Strawberry Jam

The perfect partner to our fluffy scones 



1 kg just ripe strawberries cut into halves, or quarters if large
(or use Australian frozen strawberries)

150gm peeled and cored green apple, grated or finely diced

1 large lemon, juiced and fine zest of half

850gm regular white sugar

Hint: if required, wash strawberries before the stalks are removed or they will absorb water and their taste and texture will be affected


  • place strawberries, lemon juice and zest into your preserving pan

  • bring to the boil, lower to a good simmer and cook until fruit has cooked through and just starting to break up

  • add sugar and without boiling, stir until thoroughly dissolved

  • quickly bring mixture to the boil and cook until setting point
    (105C) is reached: approx 20-25 mins

  • test from around 15 mins to ensure a good set without overcooking

  • remove from heat and allow to stand for 8-10 mins

  • remove any scum from the surface at this stage

  • bottle into hot sterilised jars and seal immediately

  • store for 9 - 12 months in cool, dark spot

  • refrigerate once opened and use within around 6 weeks

And don’t skimp when serving!